'Dog Dance of the Dahcotas' [sic], North America, 1847.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

'Dog Dance of the Dahcotas' [sic], North America, 1847.

Wagstaff, C E

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Engraving by C E Wagstaff and J Andrews after Captain Seth Eastman, US Army, showing a group of Sioux or Dakota Native Americans performing a ritual dance. The population of the Americas was drastically reduced after the arrival of the Europeans due to war, disease, forced removal and relocation, and the destruction of traditional ways of life. Illustration from 'Information respecting the history, condition and prospects of the Indian tribes of the United States. Part 2' by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1793-1864), published in Philadelphia in 1847.



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